• TheOverClocker Issue 37

    The first issue of TheOverclocker for 2016 is here. Featured inside is a Q+A with upcoming extreme overclocker “Lays” from Salem, two $399 motherboards the ASUS Maximus VIII Extreme and the GIGABYTE Z170X SOC-Force. We look at quite literally the best GTX 980Ti for gaming and consider the future…

  • TheOverClocker Issue 36

    Here it is, the last issue for 2015. We chat with American extreme overclocker, “Strong Island”, take a look at two of the best Z170 motherboards. Most of all however, we look at the greatest graphics card ever produced. The EVGA GTX 980 Ti K|NGP|N Edition.

  • TheOverClocker Issue 35

    TheOverclocker Issue 35 is here. It comes to you with an analysis of the INTEL Core i7 6700K and what it means to the enthusiast and overclocking community. Can INTEL’s latest CPU architecture and manufacturing process impress us even more than last year‘s X99 chipset? Find out inside. We…

  • TheOverclocker Issue 34

    In issue 34 of TheOverclocker we interview “HiViz MAN”, a veteran overclocker from the UK. We examine EVGA’s GTX 980 K|NGP|N Edition graphics card, and engage in some numbers-driven analysis of the overclocking scene and the way forward. Be sure to check out our Battlefield Hardline review as well; it may be months…

  • TheOverclocker Issue 33

    In issue 33 of TheOverclocker, we head back to Brazil for a one-on-one with Gnidaol and find out what he has to say about overclocking. We concentrate on the best X99 overclocking motherboard to date – the GIGABYTE X99-SOC Champion – and dispatch hordes of the undead in new zombie game…

  • TheOverclocker Issue 32

    In the last issue of TheOverclocker for 2014, we finally get French overclocker Pepi to sit down and speak with us. We look back at MSI’s Master Overclocking Arena 2014 and review our first duo of X99 motherboards. We look through what is probably the best GTX 980 on the…

News from around the overclocking world

Razer

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Razer’s popular in-ear audio line gets major upgrades of extra-large drivers, in-line controls and passive noise reduction, delivering unrivaled versatility, quality and performance for gaming and music enjoyment.

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EVGA SC17

EVGA SC17

EVGA SC17 Gaming Laptop – Artistically Crafted

March 29th , 2016 – Introducing the first ever laptop that is 100% designed in house by EVGA, the EVGA SC17 Gaming Laptop. This new 4K ready, high performance laptop was meticulously created from the ground up for the hardcore gamer, performance enthusiast, and even overclocker. No shortcuts here.

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The first issue of TheOverclocker for 2016 is here. Featured inside is a Q+A with upcoming extreme overclocker “Lays” from Salem, two $399 motherboards the ASUS Maximus VIII Extreme and the GIGABYTE Z170X SOC-Force. We look at quite literally the best GTX 980Ti for gaming and consider the future of budget overclocking.

Apacer Blade Fire

BLADE FIRE DDR4 3200MHz 32GB

Taipei, Taiwan – 4 Feb 2016 – Apacer announces BLADE FIRE DDR4 memory modules as speeds up to 3,200MHz. The new memory features an LED system that pulses at up to 44 times a minute, perfect for gamers, overclockers and MOD enthusiasts. The memory operates at a low 1.35V and is compatible with Intel® Z170 platform based motherboards.

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Here it is, the last issue for 2015. We chat with American extreme overclocker, “Strong Island”, take a look at two of the best Z170 motherboards. Most of all however, we look at the greatest graphics card ever produced. The EVGA GTX 980 Ti K|NGP|N Edition.

ROCCAT Kova

ROCCAT

ROCCAT Kova

ROCCAT has introduced a new ambidextrous KOVA gaming mouse. For the first time, the new KOVA features a sleek, ambidextrous design suitable for left- and right-handers alike. Built for power and speed, the mouse places a strong emphasis on raw performance. The result is streamlined, sports-car like aesthetics with doubled-up core functionality.

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Issue 35

TheOverclocker Issue 35 is here. It comes to you with an analysis of the INTEL Core i7 6700K and what it means to the enthusiast and overclocking community. Can INTEL’s latest CPU architecture and manufacturing process impress us even more than last year‘s X99 chipset? Find out inside. We spend some time with Sofos 1990, overclocking veteran from Greece and one of GIGABYTE’s resident OC-LAB overclockers. HiVizMan, details the Team Great Britain MSI Overclocking gathering and much more. Reviews, previews, games and of course Overclocking.

G.SKill Trident Z

Trident Z DDR4 Kit

G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd., the world’s leading manufacturer of extreme performance memory, solid state storage, power supplies, and gaming peripherals, is extremely thrilled to announce the first retail memory kit to break through the 4000MHz barrier and two brand new memory series – the Trident Z and Ripjaws V series – with updated performance specifications designed for the latest 6th generation Intel Core Processors and Z170 motherboards!

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3D model of 3DXpoint

3D model of 3DXpoint

Intel Corporation and Micron Technology, Inc. on July 28th 2015, unveiled 3DXPoint technology, a non-volatile memory that has the potential to revolutionize any device, application or service that benefits from fast access to large sets of data. Now in production, 3DXPoint technology is a major breakthrough in memory process technology and the first new memory category since the introduction of NAND flash in 1989.

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X99 Gaming 5P

GIGABYTE X99 GAMING-5P

X99 Gaming 5P

Here with me, is one of GIGABYTE’s latest X99 motherboard. Specifically, the GAMING 5P that is as you’ve guessed by now, part of the CHAMPION series. If you’re unfamiliar with the CHAMPION series, it is simply the re-engineered X99 motherboard family featuring the newer 2083 pin CPU socket or better known as “the OC-Socket”. What this socket does, is primarily allow better memory overclocking and support whilst unlocking the Uncore frequencies past the 3500MHz limit of previous iterations. It is in a way a silent admission by GIGABYTE that the previous motherboards,  were not up to the standard they would have wanted. It is a do-over but one not treated as such publicly and in fact with this particular model there’s some sense to that in the following ways.

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